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Iberostar Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

Global tourism company and hotel group, Iberostar, has become the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA) and our first hospitality company. The GTA is an independent group of retailers and supply chain companies who work to ensure that tuna ultimately meets...

Oh, man!

Gulf Japan Food Fund (GJFF) has announced it has invested in Oman Fisheries Co SAOG, one of the largest fisheries companies in Oman. GJFF is an international private equity fund focused on the food and beverage industry and backed by prominent Japanese institutions...

GTA Welcomes the Positive Outcomes from the 27th ICCAT Meeting

A lot of progress was made at the 27th session of ICCAT which was held from 15th-23rd November. Firstly, a new measure was agreed establishing a prohibition on retaining North Atlantic shortfin mako on board, transshipping, and landing, whole or in part, caught in...

Blog: It’s Good to Talk – Unless it Clashes with Summer Holidays

There are 27 Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified tuna fisheries in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), as well as an additional 5 fisheries currently seeking MSC certification, representing over two million tonnes of certified and potentially...

112 Supply Chain Companies Unite to Save the MSC Label on Tuna

112 top supply chain companies, including 17 of the top 20 largest global retailers, write to the Heads of Delegations to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), urging them to accelerate action to develop comprehensive, harvest strategies across...

Woolworths South Africa Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

South African retailer Woolworths has become the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA). The GTA is an independent group of retailers and supply chain companies who work to ensure that tuna ultimately meets the highest standards of environmental performance...

The Snowfox Group Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

The Snowfox Group has become the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA). The GTA is an independent group of retailers and supply chain companies who work collaboratively to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the global tuna population, through the adoption...

Culinary Collaborations LLC Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

Culinary Collaborations LLC became the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA). The GTA is an independent group of retailers and supply-chain companies who work to ensure that tuna ultimately meets the highest standards of environmental performance and social...

Moalia Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

Moalia today become the latest partners in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), an independent group of retailers and supply-chain companies, working to ensure that tuna ultimately meets the highest standards of environmental performance and social responsibility...

LDH (La Doria) Ltd. Partners with the Global Tuna Alliance

LDH (La Doria) Ltd today become the latest partner in the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), an independent group of retailers and supply-chain companies, working to ensure that tuna ultimately meets the highest standards of environmental performance and social...

Deputy Director Opportunity

Position: Deputy Director Reports to: GTA Executive Director (Tom Pickerell tom@globaltunaalliance.com) Supervises: N/A Location: Home-based Type of contract: Self-Employed (10 days a month; 1 year, with the possibility of renewal) I. Introduction About the Global...

European Parliament Members Discuss Future of Fisheries Management

In first-of-its-kind discussion with market leaders, scientists, and civil society, Members acknowledge need to move towards sustainable, long-term harvest strategies 7th May 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Friday 4th June, MEP Mrs. Caroline Roose (The Greens/EFA), in...

What do we want to see from tuna RFMOs in 2021?

The Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), an independent group of retailers and tuna supply chain companies with a shared vision for tuna meeting the highest standards of environmental performance and social responsibility, has today published its asks of tuna regional fishery...

So, You Want to Make a Difference in Tuna Fisheries?

Has watching a documentary stimulated you in wanting to do something to improve seafood sustainability rather than just stopping eating it[1]? Or, do you want make things better in our oceans regardless? The Global Tuna Alliance, an independent group of retailers and...

“Compromise seems to be the hardest word….”

Joint NGO Statement supported by a number of NGOs, including Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF), International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), Global Tuna Alliance (GTA),...